Our Staff

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Perry Bird

Senior Director
Network Advancement
Hometown: Delray Beach, FL
Current City: Washington, D.C.

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Caroline Blakely

President and CEO
Hometown: Bethesda, MD
Current City: Bethesda, MD

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Claudia Bledsoe

Project Coordinator
AmeriCorps
Hometown: Queens, NY
Current City: West Hyattsville, MD

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Lily Bockowski

Associate
National Programs and Partnerships
Hometown: Pawcatuck, CT
Current City: Pawcatuck, CT

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Maureen Carlson

Chief Officer
Strategy
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Current City: Austin, TX

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Becky Carter

Senior Director
Network Advancement
Hometown: Lakewood, CO
Current City: Nashville, TN

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Courtney Cavallo

Manager
Finance 
Hometown: Endicott, NY
Current City: Silver Spring, MD

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Nick Contino

Senior Director
IT
Hometown: Los Angeles, CA
Current City: Los Angeles, CA

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Tara Cruise

Director
New Business Development
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Current City: Chicago, IL

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Diamond Eddy

Coordinator 
Federal Grants
Hometown: Cleveland, OH
Current City: Columbus, OH

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Michael Edmison

Vice President
Network Advancement
Hometown: Enid, OK
Current City: Oklahoma City, OK

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Ilyssa Forman 

Associate
Development
Hometown: Farmingville, NY
Current City: Brooklyn, NY

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Jerod Frenzl

Senior Manager
Systems
Hometown: Murfreesboro, TN
Current City: Washington, D.C.

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Elizabeth Fries

Senior Manager
Affiliate Launch
Hometown: Germantown, MD
Current City: Washington, D.C.

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Nayara Gonzalez

Executive Assistant
Hometown: Fairfax, VA
Current City: Centreville, VA

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Max Gouttebroze

Vice President
Marketing and Communications
Hometown: Paris, France
Current City: Washington, D.C.

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Emma Haydasz

Senior Manager
National Programs and Partnerships
Hometown: Glastonbury, CT
Current City: Windsor, CT

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Lindsey Hesselink

Manager
Program Capacity
Hometown: Manassas, VA
Current City: Phoenix, AZ

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Megan Hicks

Senior Director
Enterprise Risk Management
Hometown: Bel Air, MD
Current City: New Market, MD

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Shivanti Kariyawasam

Senior Manager
Programs, Research & Impact
Hometown: Cerritos, CA
Current City: La Mirada, CA

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Sierra Lamb

Manager
Development
Hometown: Guyton, GA
Current City: Orlando, FL

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LaShaune Lilly

Director
Human Resources
Hometown: East Orange, NJ
Current City: Miami, FL

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Patricia Lovejoy

Manager
Strategic Partnerships
Hometown: Burbank, CA
Current City: New York, NY

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Chad Magaziner

Director
Strategic Partnerships
Hometown: Bensalem, PA
Current City: Arlington, VA

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Stacy Maliff

Senior Manager
AmeriCorps and Capacity Building
Hometown: Wall Township, NJ
Current City: Neptune Twp, NJ
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Lisa McFall

Senior Manager
Marketing
Hometown: Stafford, VA
Current City: Arlington, VA

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Regina Miller

Associate
Communications 
Hometown: Flourtown, PA
Current City: Ambler, PA

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Samira Payne

Director
Community Revitalization and Network Education
Hometown: Chicago, IL
Current City: Milwaukee, WI

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Chris Perry

Chief Officer 
Development
Hometown: Northridge, CA
Current City: Salt Lake City, UT

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Nathan Petrillo

Senior Manager
Communications
Hometown: Greencastle, PA
Current City: Pittsburgh, PA

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Oluchi Pitts

Associate
Marketing
Hometown: El Paso, IL
Current City: Chicago, IL

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Chelsea Quenum

Director
Communications
Hometown: Stafford, VA
Current City: Woodbridge, VA

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Mari Reyes

Manager
Program Capacity 
Hometown: Muskegon, MI
Current City: San Antonio, TX

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Wayne Rickert

Senior Manager
Network Advancement
Hometown: Philadelphia, PA
Current City: Chestertown, MD

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Emma Weltzer

Director
National Programs and Partnerships
Hometown: Attleboro, MA
Current City: Henderson, NV

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Varya Zhigilei

Senior Director
Donor Engagement
Hometown: Charlottesville, VA
Current City: Charlottesville, VA